Podical

Pod"i*cal

(?), a. [L. podex, podicis, the anus.] (Zol.) Anal; -- applied to certain organs of insects.
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Pod"i*ceps

(?), n. [NL., fr. L. podex, podicis, anus + pes foot.] (Zol.) See Grebe.
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Po"di*um

(?), n.;
pl. Podia (#).
[L., fr. Gr. , dim. of , , foot. See Pew.] 1. (Arch.) A low wall, serving as a foundation, a substructure, or a terrace wall. It is especially employed by archologists in two senses: (a) The dwarf wall surrounding the arena of an amphitheater, from the top of which the seats began. (b) The masonry under the stylobate of a temple, sometimes a mere foundation, sometimes containing chambers. See Illust. of Column.
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2. (Zol.) The foot.
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